We are the Technicbots, FTC team 8565. We’re a team of 15 team members based in Plano, Texas. Our team has started in Jr. FLL and FLL, and this year marks our eighth year as a First Tech Challenge team. Since our founding in 2009, we have spread the excitement of science, technology, and engineering throughout the years in FIRST programs.
In 2018, 2019 and 2021, we won the Inspire Award at the North Texas Championship, qualifying us for the South Super Regional and the Houston World Championship.
In 2017, we were a Jemison division semifinalist alliance captain at the Houston championships and semifinalist alliance captain at the South Super Regionals. At the Wylie East qualifier, we set the world record with team 7172 Technical Difficulties.
In 2021, we were one of finalist teams for the worldwide FTC Innovation Challenge and became Team USA to compete for 2021 FIRST Global Challenges where we won the Gold medal of the Grand Award “Discover and Recover Award” along with our alliance partner Team Zimbabwe.